A Friendship in the Law: David Daube and T. B. Smith

56 Pages Posted: 18 Nov 2012

Date Written: November 17, 2012


A study of the relationship between David Daube and T. B. Smith, with particular focus on their period as colleagues at Aberdeen University in the early 1950s. The piece also considers their position in relation to the recent experience of World War II and Nazi Germany. An appendix publishes the texts of relevant correspondence between the two men.

Keywords: Legal history, Roman Law, Comparative law, David Daube, T. B. Smith, Aberdeen University

Suggested Citation

MacQueen, Hector Lewis, A Friendship in the Law: David Daube and T. B. Smith (November 17, 2012). Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2012/28. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2177306 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2177306

Hector Lewis MacQueen (Contact Author)

University of Edinburgh - School of Law ( email )

Edinburgh EH8 9YL
United Kingdom
+44 131-650-2060 (Phone)
+44 131-662-4902 (Fax)

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